Well, here it is folks! The convertible version of the hotheaded Jaguar XKR-S has finally been caught testing at the Nurburgring showing off its black soft top roof and snarling V8. We expected to see this version of the monster Jaguar at the Geneva Motor Show next year, considering Jaguar has made a grand appearance at every Geneva Motor Show for the past few years, but the barely there camouflage hints at an earlier debut. Maybe we are looking at a Los Angeles Auto Show superstar?

The new Jaguar XKR-S Convertible will share the same wide wheel arches, front and rear carbon spoilers, and extra front air scoops as the coupe model. It will also get the same tuned Performance Active Exhaust to go along with the AJ-V8 all-aluminum engine with twin-vortex Roots-type supercharger. This engine will be able to push out 550 HP and 501 lb/ft of torque and deliver performance times similar to the 0-60 mph time of 4.2 seconds and the 186 mph top speed of the coupe model.

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6 comments:

  (630) posted on 09.9.2011

Yeah, I think the car look so impressive in red paint job! I was amazed as well on its figure performance! IMO, this is the most powerful in the line of the Jaguar.

  (600) posted on 09.9.2011

Beautiful! I like new face of this car. And I think it looked so sexy on red. I was impressed with the speed performance of the XKR-S Convertible! It’s smart move from the Jaguar to use a soft rooftop to reduce its weight. 

  (526) posted on 08.24.2011

It’s no longer surprising to know that Jaguar always got the most attention in any motor show. They’re really nice looking cars in and out. Many people prefer jaguar than Audis and BMWs because of the looks and performance.

  (347) posted on 08.17.2011

I know that most of us are waiting for the convertible version of Jaguar XKR-S. Well, here it is now. The monster Jaguar convertible that has a top speed of almost 190 MPH and delivers 550 HP. I still love this car even if it looks wide.

  (342) posted on 08.17.2011

I think it would be better if they leave that red paint job on Ferrari! However, I’m impressed with the aggressive and sporty styling of the car. The speed performance is great as well.

  (517) posted on 08.17.2011

Well, its a smart move that they have use a soft roof-top so that it will not add any weight on the car. The figure performance of the car is quite impressive and it seems faster in terms of 0-60 mph.

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